The opposition in Papua New Guinea has withdrawn its motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. The motion was filed on May 7.
The three members of parliament including the Kiriwina-Goodenough MP Douglas Tomuriesa, Talasea MP Francis Maneke, and Sohe MP Henry Amuli have returned to the camp of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.
Papua New Guinea’s Ombudsman Commission referred Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and former finance minister James Marape, along with other officials, to a Leadership Tribunal over a controversial USD 1.2 billion government loan in 2014. The commission said the prime minister failed to present the government’s loan proposal in the parliament for debate and approval as […]
The Papua New Guinea police have increased security in Port Moresby and will maintain the arrangement until the vote of confidence against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is held in parliament.
With 94.26% of vote transmittals counted by poll transparency watchdog Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting as of 10:57 AM today, allies of President Rodrigo Duterte are set to fill all the 12 senatorial slots that went up for grabs in yesterday’s mid-term election.
Four gunmen attacked the Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar, Baluchistan, killing five and injuring six others on May 11. The Baluchistan Liberation Army (BLA) claimed responsibility for the attack.
Six military ships from the United States, Japan, India and the Philippines sailed across disputed areas in the South China Sea yesterday. The military ships sailed from Busan, South Korea following the first phase of the ASEAN-Plus Defense Ministers’ Meeting Maritime Security Field Training Exercise 2019. They crossed over to Singapore, where the second phase […]
After the announcement of the official results of the March 24 elections, the pro-military Palang Pracharat Party is now moving speedily to form a coalition government. The Pheu Thai-led coalition of seven parties has lost its claim to majority of the House of Representatives, after now having just 245 total seats in the 500-member lower […]
A powerful but deep 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guine’s Morobe province today.
Voting is underway in the fifth phase of India’s seven-phased general election today. More than 80 million people are eligible to vote in 96,000 voting stations to elect members of parliament from 51 constituencies where 674 candidates are contesting.